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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Biofilm Formation, Infections and Treatments

Edited by Theerthankar Das

University of Sydney

Emerging antibiotic resistance of bacteria is driving us to catastrophic failure of the healthcare system. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one such pathogen that is responsible for causing nosocomial infections, urinary tract infections, cystic fibrosis, otitis media, and infections of wounds and burns. P. aeruginosa is a critical pathogen as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) due to its intrinsic and adaptive competence to defy antibiotics and persist as a superbug. This book covers a wide array of subjects relevant to bacterial biofilms specifically focusing on P. aeruginosa and associated infections. It provides readers with a clear and comprehensive overview of biofilm formation and associated detrimental impacts. In addition, this book also examines topics related to biosynthesis virulence factors by P. aeruginosa to facilitate biofilm formation, antibiotic resistance mechanisms, and infections.

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Pseudomonas aeruginosaBiofilm Formation, Infections and TreatmentsEdited by Theerthankar Das

Published: June 9th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87468

ISBN: 978-1-83968-648-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-647-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-649-8

Copyright year: 2021

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502 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Introductory Chapter: Understanding Infections Caused by Opportunistic Bacterial Pathogens

By Theerthankar Das


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2. Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Diseases, Biofilm and Antibiotic Resistance

By Hussein Al-Dahmoshi, Raad D. Al-Obaidi and Noor Al-Khafaji


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3. Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a Cause of Nosocomial Infections

By Silvia Labovská


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4. Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Lung Infection in Cystic Fibrosis: The Challenge of Persisters

By Gianmarco Mangiaterra, Mehdi Amiri, Nicholas Cedraro and Francesca Biavasco


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5. Pseudomonas aeruginosa Secreted Biomolecules and Their Diverse Functions in Biofilm Formation and Virulence

By Theerthankar Das


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6. Chemotherapy and Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Agent

By Rahman Laibi Chelab


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